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Election results for 2017-19 YUFA Officers

An image of a pen marking an "X" on a ballot paperYUFA conducted an election from Monday, November 28 at 12:00 p.m. to Monday, December 12 at 12:00 p.m. for the 2017-19 YUFA Officers: Chief Steward (1 of 2) and Equity Officer (1 of 2). The vote was a ratification vote because only one...

YUFA files grievance on Research Release Program

The sign that appears outside YUFA's office in York LanesDear colleagues,It is widely known that many units still do not have approved criteria for the Research Release Program, Article 18.15 of the new Collective Agreement. We have been contacted by many members who are deeply concerned that delays have created pressure...

CAUT's 4th Equity Conference: Mobilizing Intersections

The YUFA Executive Committee is interested in sending delegates to the conference listed below. YUFA will pay early-bird registration expenses and a per diem for up to ten (10) members who are willing to attend on YUFA's behalf and report back to the Executive Committee and to the membership (via an online...

Voting begins for 2017-19 YUFA Officers election

A silhouette of a ballot about to be dropped into a ballot boxThe nomination period for the 2017-19 YUFA Officers election closed on Friday, November 25 at 6:00 p.m. Two positions will be elected: Chief Steward (1 of 2) and Equity Officer (1 of 2). The terms of office begin...

YUFA Holiday Social 2016

The Equity Subcommittee, Equity Caucuses, and Executive Committee cordially invite all YUFA members to join us at an end-of-term holiday social. Help celebrate the many efforts of our members and staff over the past forty years to make York a better and more equitable place to work and learn.YUFA's Holiday...

Joint-statement about presidential search

An image of a pamphlet of the Cross-Campus Alliance, displaying the logos of all the member groupsThe following joint-statement was issued to the presidential search committee and to the York University Board of Governors on November 25, 2016:York community members raise concerns about process and possible outcomeIn recent weeks, members...

YUFA statement on the presidential search

Yesterday YUFA published the results of a poll that overwhelmingly demonstrate the serious concerns among our members about the conduct and direction of the current presidential search at York University. Today we are sharing those results, including hundreds of comments, with the presidential search committee and the Board of Governors. These responses...

YUFA poll results on presidential search

At the request of YUFA members, YUFA conducted a short poll about the search that is currently underway to find a new President of York University. The poll took place from November 15 to 21, 2016 and was conducted by electronic ballot. A total of 896 out of 1,552 eligible voters participated...

Update on nominations for 2017-19 YUFA Officer positions

The following nominations have been received for the 2017-19 YUFA Officer positions: One (1) nomination for Chief Steward: Sheila Embleton One (1) nomination for Equity Officer: Frances Latchford YUFA will continue to accept nominations until Friday, November 25 at 6:00 p.m. The full call-out for nominations is available here.